Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
In Diepsloot, Bhekisisa's Vimba! app is helping rape survivors access life-saving care and treatment.
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
Accessing healthcare in this rural town has never been easy. Shortages of staff as well as medical equipment makes it difficult for...
This man from rural Eastern Cape had to travel all the way to Cuba to make his dream of becoming a doctor come true. Now, he is back home and treating patients at the same hospital his mother used to sell fruit in front of when he was a boy.
Botched births and infections can leave many babies with a life-long inheritance: Cerebral palsy. Many will be dependent on caregivers for...
In many ways, violence is like cholera, passing from person to person and treating it in similar ways is working to reduce it.
Ikponwosa Ero went from a child who felt different to the United Nations’ first independent expert on albinism.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
Some hospitals are introducing sign language to help deaf patients.
Bhojana Mathunywa was attacked by four men for bag of tobacco. Now, slowly but surely, this team of rural therapists is helping him recover the everyday skills he lost. (Dylan Bush, Bhekisisa)
When it comes to leadership and innovation, there's much that industrialised nations can learn.
Follow the country's health minister's journey from trainee doctor to his current role leading the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in...
In a country where pipes can stop short of reaching home, cheap sachets of water sold on the street could be an unlikely solution, but at what cost?
In South Africa, two outbreaks are colliding and one thing may shape the future of both.